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Questions - Summer - May 30-31, 2013

80% Say It Will Be Difficult for Young People To Find Summer Jobs
Fewer Vacationers Had to Cut Back on Spending This Year
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted May 30-31, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Which is your favorite time to take a vacation – spring, summer, fall or winter?

2* Did you take a summer vacation last year?

3* Do you plan to take a summer vacation this year?

4* Will your summer vacation plans include going to see family or friends?  (Answered by 412 adults who plan to take a summer vacation)

5* Have economic conditions caused you to cut back on the amount you will spend on this year’s summer vacation?  (Answered by 325 Adults who took a summer vacation last year and plan to take a summer vacation this year)

6* How likely are you to go to the beach this summer?

7* How important is it for young people to have jobs during the summer when they are out of school?

8* How difficult will it be for young people to find summer jobs in the current economy?

9* Some people believe the school year should be extended to a 12-month calendar.  This would mean the end of summer vacation for students. Do you favor or oppose extending the school year to a 12-month calendar?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence